Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.
Data from mid-July show active job search in the US labor market rose as more job seekers were willing to start a job immediately.
This report isn’t quite the barn burner of last month, but the data do suggest that demand for workers is still very strong
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